As adopted by the Rye Town Park Commission on March 20, 2019
Permit Office Hours:
Wednesday's through Sunday's - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Date: May 8th to July 14th
Location: 95 Dearborn Avenue, Rye NY - administration building across from the picnic pavilions
Senior Permit - $30.00 (includes parking & beach)
Individual Permit - $150.00 (includes parking & beach); $100 (beach only)
Family Permit*- $225.00 (includes parking & beach); $175 (beach only)
Parking Only - $125.00 (includes parking only)
Senior Permit - $125.00 (includes parking & beach); $75 (beach only)
Individual - $350.00 (includes parking & beach); $275 (beach only)
Family Permit*- $450.00 (includes parking & beach); $375 (beach only)
The Park’s Season begins on the Friday before Memorial Day and runs through Labor Day. With weather permitting, the season may be extended. Weather permitting, lifeguards are on duty and the beach is open for swimming from 9 a.m. until dusk. Parking and Beach admission fees will apply . For Tide Information, click here.
We are upgrading and automating our entire operation! All patrons (except for Permit Holders) will purchase parking and beach passes from one of three Multi Space Meters (MSM) located inside the park or use the mobile app MPAY2PARK to pay by phone. Starting in 2019, vehicles will be charged and recognized by license plate number.
Residents who wish to take advantage of reduced daily rates can do so by registering their vehicle info using the permit application online at Permit.RyeTownPark.com; via mail by returning a completed application; or in person at the park’s Permit Office. Registration is FREE, but MUST be done in advance.
Once approved, you will get the reduced resident-only fees when you visit the park. The MSM and MPAY2PARK app will recognize residents by their license plate #. When you enter your plate #, the reduced rate will appear on the screen (MSM and Pay by Phone) prior to payment.
Permits - now including parking and beach access - can be purchased: online at Permit.RyeTownPark.com; via mail by returning a completed application or in person at the park’s Permit Office from 9am - 3pm Wednesdays through Sundays starting May 8th until July 14th.
In an effort to encourage walking and biking to the beach, Beach Only - without parking - permits are available for a $50 discount (except for resident seniors). These permits can be purchased in person at the Permit Office only.
During our Summer Months, the Park hosts many events for all ages. With thanks to our Local Sponsors we have been able to continue events for years and years, and will continue to do so. *More events to come! If you have questions, or an idea for an event, please Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Below you will see photos from our 2018 Fall Festival!
IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION
Westchester County EAP Program - (914) 995-6070
NYSHIP Medical Health Insurance - (877) 769-7447
Shelter Point Vision Insurance - (800) 365-4999 or (516) 829-8100
Park Rules, Regulations and FAQ's – Park rules have been formulated for the protection of all park users. Following the rules makes it possible for park users to have a safe and enjoyable experience. If you have any concerns about the rules or the behavior of anyone in the park, please contact the park director or call (914) 939-3553.
Park rangers patrol the park regularly, but you can also ask for help from other staff, include cashiers, parking attendants, lifeguards, and maintenance workers. The Park Director’s office is in the administration building, and Park Security Office is in the main bathrooms building just west of the showers.
Lost and Found and other Assistance Procedures – If you find anything, please return it to any member of the Park staff. The Lost and Found center is at the Director’s Office in the Administration (towers) building.
Hours of operation - The park is open from dawn to midnight. All cars must be out of the Park before closing time. The parking lot opens at 9:00 a.m. Pedestrian entrances to the Park are located along Dearborn, Forest and Rye Beach Avenues.
Rye Town Park is under the legal jurisdiction of the City of Rye. Rules particular to the park include the following prohibitions:
- Picnicking without a special permit
- Ball playing
-Dogs off the leash are not permitted (except from 6am- 9am in the designated area, with proper registration, see below)
Download Off Leash Permit Application
Below you will find a full list of rules and regulations that all beach & park goers are to follow. If you have any questions or would like to obtain a list for yourself you can contact the Park at (914) 967-0965.
The Mission of the Rye Town Sustainability Committee is to advocate for a more sustainable future through public participation and inter-municipal collaboration. The committee will educate Rye Town residents and develop policies that will assist community members to adopt more sustainable practices. This will reduce the Town of Rye's carbon foot print and protect its natural beauty. Like us on Facebook!
Anthony Baxter, Chairman of the Sustainability Committee
The Town will follow through with the Mission through the following Commitments:
Governor Cuomo's Reforming NYS's Energy Vision
The Town of Rye is a Climate Smart Community!
The Sustainability Committee has undertaken a number of commitments to make our community more green and healthy for residents:
•CSC: Pledged to become a certified Climate Smart Community
•CCS: Developing a Community Climate Action plan
•Energy audits: Conducted energy audits of local government buildings
•LED Lights: Upgrading street lamps on Town properties to LED lighting
•Reusable bottle-filling fountains: To be installed at Crawford Park in the Spring of 2018
•Recycling Bins: Placed recycling and trash bins at Rye Town park and Crawford Park in pairs to encourage proper recycling practices.
•Purchasing Policy: Revising purchasing policies to integrate a variety of social good initiatives: green purchasing; “piggybacking” to limit expensive procurement practices; MWBE utilization; Section 3 (which promotes the use of disadvantaged residents in projects funded by Community Development Block Grant monies; and local purchasing.
•Education: Providing resources to residents via the Town of Rye website and social media to encourage environmentally-responsible behaviors. Please visit our Facebook Page
Curbside Recycling Rules
Villages in the Town of Rye have “dual-stream recycling.” This means paper waste (paper, magazines, newspapers, boxes, etc.) must be placed separate from commingled waste (hard plastic containers, metal cans and foil, glass, and cartons).
Click here to view and download recycling guides in English and Spanish:
Plastic dos and don’ts -- > Westchester County
How Do I Recycle…?
Disposing of some items is tricky. Batteries, printer cartridges, plastic bags, CFL light bulbs, etc., can all be recycled or disposed of safely when you know ho!
Refer to these resources for answers to all your recycling questions:
What about Ewaste and other Hazardous Waste?
Many types of waste cannot be recycled curbside, and it is also illegal to put them in the trash. These hazardous wastes include electronics (TVs, computers, personal electronic devices), automotive fluids, pesticides, swimming pool chemicals, tires, etc. Read the full list here:
Ewaste can be dropped off at the Department of Public Works in Port Chester at:
82 Fox Island Road, Port Chester
M-F 7:30-11:30am and 12:30-3pm
Sat 7:30-11:30am (April 1 – Dec 1)
Ewaste and other Hazardous materials can also be dropped off by appointment at the County recycling facility in Vallhalla, which also accepts expired or unused medications:
15 Woods Road, Vallahalla
Schedule an appointment at www.westchestergov.com/hmrf or call (914) 813-5425
You do everything you can to keep your family and pets healthy, but what about your lawn? Could fertilizers and pesticides be harmful to you, your children and your pets? Come and learn about alternatives to traditional toxic lawn chemicals to make your lawn healthy and beautiful!
Hands-on gardening and composting workshop during which you’ll:
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• Suitable for all ages (there will be worms ;-)).
Have you considered buying a hybrid or electric car but want to know more before taking the plunge?
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Thursday, October 11th @ 7pm
Carver Center, 400 Westchester Ave, Port Chester
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